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Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Published 26/09/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021, its [more…]

India’s flood-hit Kerala state faces shortages of ‘rat fever’ drug

India’s flood-hit Kerala state faces shortages of ‘rat fever’ drug

Published 04/09/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s flood-ravaged Kerala state is facing shortages of a drug that fights an infectious bacterial disease after the worst flooding in [more…]

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

Published 20/08/2018

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as water receded and [more…]

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

Published 10/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave have [more…]

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Published 17/05/2018

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols [more…]

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Flashes of past paradise as Philippines’ Boracay empties for makeover

Published 27/04/2018

BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Volunteers combed near-empty beaches and workers boarded up shops on the island of Boracay on Thursday, as the Philippines’ top tourist [more…]

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Published 04/02/2018

Hollywood directors named Guillermo del Toro the best film director of 2017 for "The Shape of Water" on Saturday, placing the Mexican filmmaker and the film in a strong position for the movie world’s top honors, the Oscars, in March. [more…]

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future

Published 11/01/2018

A cross-section of a thick sheet of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view of Mars [more…]

Singapore researchers’ underwater robot inspired by manta ray

Singapore researchers’ underwater robot inspired by manta ray

Published 04/12/2017

NUS Department of Mechanical Engineering researcher Chew Chee Meng showcases their aquatic robot manta ray "Mantadroid" at their faculty premises in Singapore November 27, 2017. [more…]

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Published 20/11/2017

An alkali fly creates a protective bubble in order to dive in Mono Lake, California, U.S. in this June 2017 photo released on November 20, [more…]